The contribution of 18F-FDG PET in preoperative epilepsy surgery evaluation for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy A meta-analysis

@article{Willmann2007TheCO,
  title={The contribution of 18F-FDG PET in preoperative epilepsy surgery evaluation for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy A meta-analysis},
  author={Olaf Willmann and Richard Wennberg and T. May and Friedrich G. Woermann and Bernd Pohlmann-Eden},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={509-520}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the predictive diagnostic added value of positron emission tomography (PET) in preoperative epilepsy surgery evaluation for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). METHODS A meta-analysis of publications from 1992 to 2006 was performed. Forty-six studies were identified that met inclusion criteria presenting detailed diagnostic test results and a classified postoperative outcome. Studies exclusively reporting on patients with brain tumors or on children were excluded… CONTINUE READING